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Western Market

Des Voeux Road, Central Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
852-60292675
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“textiles” (3 reviews)
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Des Voeux Road, Central Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Sheung Wan
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slightly disappointing. Beautiful historic building that is sadly underused. Tourist shops on bottom. Fabric on next level (so if you want to buy fabric I suppose that's good) On the top a restaurant that looked like a wedding venue serving Sunday Brunch.

Thank AFoolForTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely desserts on the main road. Descriptions are written in English which helps a lot. So tasty it's a must try!

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The potential for this place to be a bustling tourist attraction is very high. It's an old market place with some great looking architecture in the foundation. The problem is that it's just run down, and the businesses are not something a tourist would really...More

Thank CandyCritic
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is an old building that is now a shopping arcade. Its got some historical importance as an old market place for Hong Kong. Not much happens there except restaurants and clothing material suppliers.

Thank anljp
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely building, decorated in a western style with a red English phone box and an American old fashioned petrol dispenser. Upstairs is awash with fabric shops, mostly I think owned by the same person. A good selection and prices ok for Hk island .if you...More

Thank reillocmg
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

from outside this old building has an identity an style when you enter itvs so tiny there is so cheap charlie stuff and a lot of textil shop that s all.....and yes a wedding ballroom at least can ne a nice spot on heavy rain

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We visited it in the morning around 10 am. There wasn't much happening. Some silk shops, not much more. We went to the second floor with the dinning tables. We played the piano for a short song, which probably was not allowed, but somewhat fun....More

Thank Sander_Yoho
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I wandered through here on my way to Tung St (antiques area), and used the restroom. It''s an old colonial building that now houses little shops selling all sorts of souvenirs, postcards and trinkets. The first floor has fabric. I guess it's a destination but...More

Thank occasional_typo
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Once upstairs in the market, the variety and number of rolls of fabric ( many packed up to the roof line ) become evident. Be clear about what you're looking for so that the individual vendors don't try to sell you stock you're probably not...More

1  Thank NannaA53
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I was staying in a nearby hotel so decided to walk over to Western Market, it was pretty disappointing. Inside is the height of tourism but depressingly quiet, with some small tourist shops and even outside as others mentioned there is a giant air shaft...More

Thank TeenserB
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boutique cafés are tucked away in every side street in
the sub district known as “PoHo.” Browse through the
vintage clothing and handmade leather goods stores –
it’s no surprise fashionistas flock to this area.
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